Photograph of naval aircraft carriers and battleships, 1945

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
United States Navy; Cochrane, Edward Lull (Vice Admiral)
1945-05-08
paper
overall: 8 x 10-1/2 in.

Photograph; black-and-white photograph of naval aircraft carriers and battleships, 1945; two aircraft carriers in front with planes on deck, seven battleships in background (maybe destroyers), presumably enroute to the Pacific Theater after V-E Day; handwritten on image " 'V-E' Day - great as it is -/ relieves the Bureau of Ships/ of but few of its responsibilities -/ Our job is to help bring 'V-J' Day -/ E. L. Cochrane/ Vice Admiral U.S.N./ Chief of the Bureau of Ships." and "8 May 1945."


2004.81.212

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World War, 1939-1945
1941-12-07
1945-08
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Aircraft carriers
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